This is why we teach history, first of all, instead of modern social studies, and why we teach it with living books! From the Forward to Hendrik Willem Van Loon’s History with a Match: Being an Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America: TO ALL GROWN-UPS: This little book is an historical […]
“The practice of writing, that is, of composing, depends on previous reading, and example.” – Jacob Bryant, English historian and author | 1715-1804 From A New System, or an Analysis of Antient Mythology, Volume IV, p. 158. This is why we focus, in the elementary years, on a glut of reading, and copying, with spelling […]
by Mark Twain “Dates are hard to remember because they consist of figures; figures are monotonously unstriking in appearance, and they don’t take hold, they form no pictures, and so they give the eye no chance to help. Pictures are the thing. Pictures can make dates stick. They can make nearly anything stick–particularly IF YOU […]
The history of the West is primarily His Story – the history of God’s dealings with man and the world, and the civilization that arose out of those dealings. … Read more at Biblical Homeschooling. Find out more about the Reformation’s pivotal influence on our history with The Story of the Renaissance and Reformation.